Chester, here’s a date for your December diary. You might have kids, you might have childhood memories of The Snowman, or you might have both… Introduce your little ones to THE Christmas film of the century with the magic of a live orchestra for an experience which will inspire generations to come! Saturday 3rd December.

The Snowman Tour

Including Shaun The Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas

Make it a Christmas to remember, with a special screening of family-favourite The Snowman, accompanied by a live orchestra.

Presented by Carrot Productions – the world’s leading performers of The Snowman film with live orchestra – their award-winning show features some of the UK’s finest musicians.

Alongside The Snowman, enjoy The Flight Before Christmas – the sensational new Shaun the Sheep film staged with live orchestra for the first time! Shaun’s seasonal excitement turns to dismay when a farmhouse raid to get stockings for the Flock goes wrong. Prepare for a ‘Santastic’ adventure suitable for all ages, as everyone learns the true value of Christmas.

This magical award-winning show, set within the splendour of Chester Cathedral, is ideal for the whole family to enjoy together, and is sure to create cherished memories.

Suitable for ages 3-103

Saturday 3rd December. Performances at 11.15am, 1.45pm, 4pm and 6.30pm

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Shaun the Sheep model making workshops​

Saturday 3rd December at 10-11am, 12.30-1.30pm and 2.30-3.30pm

Make your day out extra-special…

Book into an exclusive, one-day-only, workshop to learn how to make Shaun the Sheep at one of the fantastic Aardman model making workshops led by an Aardman expert. You even get to keep your creation and take him home to live with you!

Aardman Animations – the world-famous creators of Wallace & Gromit, Shaun the Sheep, Chicken Run and Morph – give you the chance to make your very own clay creation of their much-loved iconic character, Shaun the Sheep, complete with Christmas hat and scarf!

The workshops give an insight into the fascinating world of animation and will include plenty of time for asking questions and learning about how your favourite Aardman animations are made.

Suitable for all ages. Parents are welcome to purchase tickets too and have a go – make it a family affair! Please ensure that young children are accompanied by a participating adult.

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